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Paper yarn bowl

I padded the inside of the crochet bowl to form a sphere and again used cotton pulp paper clay to cover the lower half of this sphere. 68 more words

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Further experiments with crocheted bowl

Encouraged by some of my impression experiments with paper clay, I decided to highlight the indents were the string had been with gold leaf. This accentuated the marks and also makes them more precious. 130 more words

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Experiments and prototype

I decided to try and made a prototype funnel using some of the ideas I have been experimenting with…
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impressions

Within my sketchbook work I have, for some time, been particularly taken with the idea of an impression being a metaphor for how we feel about someone who has gone. 70 more words

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Paper clay

I have been trying to find a material that has a good combination of strength but also the ability to capture detail. I have considered plaster but felt that it is too powdery, I used simple paper pulp with nothing added but this does not quite give the level of detail I am looking for. 106 more words

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bowls/vessels

Bowls and vessels as a metaphor for death

Vessels

  • Contain things (life)
  • Can be empty (death)
  • Tipped they can spill their contents.
  • Used as part of funeral ritual – vessels buried with deceased contain items needed in the next life…
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